River Runs Red

The christening of the world’s first skyscraper on the shores of the mighty Mississippi River is the backdrop for River Runs Red, Lambda Literary Award finalist Scott Alexander Hess'  new novel set in St. Louis, Missouri circa 1891.

Told from four distinct points of view, the story unfolds over the course of one extraordinary summer in a city on the cusp of greatness.  

The novel will be released June 2019 from Lethe Press.

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